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Pancreatic cancer rare, very deadly

Posted on Apr 14, 2009 in Cancer, Chronic Disease

Pancreatic cancer is usually rare, but very deadly, say experts By Madison Park CNN (CNN) — Pancreatic cancer is rare and extraordinarily lethal, experts say. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s pancreatic cancer appears to have been found early. Despite the relatively low number of people affected, about 95 percent of those with pancreatic cancer die from it, experts say. “Of all the relatively common human cancers, it is by far has the highest death rate and worst outcome,” said Dr. Andrew Lowy, chief of surgical oncology at the Moores University of California, San Diego...

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